Humanity is saved. But its troubles are just beginning.
To achieve their extraordinary triumph over the invading Metigen armada, humanity put aside its myriad of political and social conflicts and united against a common foe intent on annihilating civilization. In victory, unparalleled peace and prosperity are theirs for the takingif they can keep hold of them.
When the secrets behind the daring plan that defeated the Metigens begin to escape the shadows, the very people who won the war find their lives in danger. Facing anti-synthetic terrorists who want them dead, power-hungry politicians who want them chained, and a rapidly dwindling number of people they can trust, the Prevoshuman/synthetic meldings who shouldn't existmust take their fate into their own hands, and with it the fates of everyone.
51 Portals. 51 Universes. One mysterious gateway connecting them all.
In Aurora Rising, humanity discovered it was not alonebut few grasp the true magnitude of the discovery. Intent on learning the purpose behind the Metigens' elaborate multiverse network, Alex Solovy, Caleb Marano and Valkyrie embark on a gripping journey through the network's portals, each one leading to a universe not their own. In a mosaic of spaces inhabited by fantastical aliens and worlds both beautiful and deadly, they will be forced to question everything they thought they knew, including the nature of life itself.
It is a time of accelerating technological change and shifting allegiances as the old rules fall away and the old balance of power is upended. A new world risesone of unshackled AIs, indestructible starships, ethereal quantum spaces and potent new weaponsand the race is on to determine who will control its future.